Recipes and Cooking

Poached Egg and Green Vegetable Pasta

Preparation time 10 mins Serves 4 people


  • 8 Eggs (soft poached)
  • 400g Pasta (short)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Low fat margarine
  • 100 g Baby spinach (washed)
  • 1 bunch Asparagus (cut into bite size pieces)
  • 1 cup Peas (from frozen is fine)
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)


Boil pasta until al-dente. Heat olive oil and margarine in a fry pan then add asparagus, peas and spinach and sauté till spinach is wilted and asparagus and peas are semi soft. With a slotted spoon lift pasta from cooking pot and into fry pan. Sprinkle with parmesan, stir and serve in a bowl, top with soft freshly poached egg.


Break the egg yolk and stir in the pasta while still hot for a wonderful creamy pasta dish